Calandra Williams (via Facebook): “Finding stylish and supportive suits for ladies with large breast.”
Reneise Francis, Market Editor: “Panache and Cleo by Panache swimwear has made this their mission, priding themselves on superior construction for well-endowed woman but not sacrificing style. Look no further Calandra, this bikini brand offers tops in 30-38 D-K and XS-XXXL bottoms.”
“Halle” balconette bikini top, $59, and brief, $36, barenecessities.com.
@sharron28 (via Instagram): “What about tops that have straps like bras?
Celia Smith, Fashion Editor: “You would think bikini tops with bra straps would be a no-brainer, but apparently not. Only few brands (including Panache) get the memo that one size does not adjust to all. Anita Paradise Grove Frederica is another one, it’s built like a brassiere with underwire, supportive three-part cups and adjustable straps.”
Printed bikini (available in 32-38, C-I), Anita Paradise Grove Frederica, $109, lindasonline.com.
“Savannah” bikini top (30-38, D-G), Panache, $59, bottom (XS-XXXL), $36, herroom.com.
Paisley print balconette top, Becca by Rebecca Virtue (S-L), $88, bottom (S-XL), $54, lordandtaylor.com.
“This bright hued monokini is another hot style, it easily creates the illusion of curves,” explains Prophete.
Cut-out bandeau swimsuit, Penelope, $36, missguidedus.com.
One shoulder swimsuit, Karla Colletto, $340, everythingbutwater.com.
Lauren M. Gilbert (via Facebook): “Where are the sexy suits that cover the midsection due to
Reneise Francis: “Brands like Miraclesuit and Spanx specifically targeting curvy girls are great for this because they have shapewear technology in their swimsuits.”
Block Island Barcelona swimsuit (8-16), Miraclesuit, $152, miraclesuit.com.
“The combination of prints and ruching cleverly disguises the mid-section in a retro-chic kind of way.”
Polka dot ruched swimsuit (1x-4x), Old Navy, $55, oldnavy.com.
“This corset style perfectly cinches in the mid-section, while the ruching draws the fabric and eyes to the center for a more slimming illusion.”
Braided core one-piece (size 6-18), Spanx, $198, spanx.com.
Leslie Sisterlock (via Facebook): “What’s the hot swimsuit colors (trends) for this summer?”
“Pretty pastels were seen all over the spring runways and are also on-trend for swimwear,” dishes Prophete. “Stay refreshed this summer in these popular pastel hues inspired by the cool treat.”
Crochet one-piece, Mikoh, $194, sundancebeach.com.
Watercolor halter bikini top, Forever21, $14, bottom, $13, forever21.com.
“These can’t-miss-me shades stick around season-after-season, so get your shine-on!” says Prophete.
Plunge drape swimsuit, Jeyts, price available upon request, jets.com.au.
Foil bikini, Miss Selfridge, $46, misselfridge.com.
“Sally” bikini, Oye, $350, oyeswimwear.com.
“Bringing it back to the basics with these two contrasting colors was a major trend. This summer, there’s never been a surer way to be so sophisticated than in black & white.”
“Shane” cut-out swimsuit, Norma Kamali, $157, netaporter.com.
“Leanna” striped bandeau bikini, Misguided, $30, missguidedus.com.
“Classic stripes get a facelift with bright colors and fun silhouettes. All-American with a twist.”
Colorblocked stripes, Camila and Marc, $199, shopbop.com.